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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having stamens but no pistils.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany: Furnished with or producing stamens.
  • Producing stamens, but no pistils: said of certain flowers.
  • To endue with stamina.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To indue with stamina.
  • adjective Furnished with stamens; producing stamens.
  • adjective Having stamens, but lacking pistils.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Having stamens, but (typically) no pistils.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of fertilizing female organs

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